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My Gateway Solo 8500 LCD screen is fine eexcept it is intermittenly on or off.

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Laptops can develop connection problems with the screen to the mobo after any given amount of wear and tear. If this is the case then user-repair is not typically a wise decision as it will either void the warranty or further damage your hardware. Having the manufacturer of your laptop repair it is a much safer route. If however the connection is not the problem then this is a problem with your display drivers or faulty display hardware / video card.

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Device Manuals provide Gateway Solo 1450 Notebook Service Manual free download for you. The Gateway Solo 1450 service and repair guide, Gateway Solo 1450 service and repair manual, Gateway Solo 1450 service and repair instruction hardcopy was packaged with the product box at no cost. The original digital copy of service and repair guide or manual can be downloaded from Gateway. Gateway is one of the main manufacturers of Service and Repair.

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Look at these sites:

This is a good "how to" with pictures (although it doesn't show your particular model):
http://www.laptoprepair101.com/laptop/category/lcd-screen-repair/

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http://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/Solo_Series/P5300/P5300nv.shtml

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Sounds like the cable is not securely connected to the motherboard.
I would doubt the OS is responsible for this problem.
Nice little machine, the service manual is available for download for free. Might give a shot at refastening the cable.
If you're not that enthusiastic about taking a laptop apart, possibly an external mouse?
Put XP back on. If you have enough memory, it runs just fine.
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The LCD  is fine as you can see the display.

This is a backlight fault.

 

This may have been caused by dropping (breaking the backlight tubes) or the inverter circuit has become faulty.

 

This should not cost hundreds to repair.

 

I think you should talk to the seller with a view to getting your money back first though.

 

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